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Company: ICON
Yahoo Beta:0.49
Industry:biotechnology and drugs

Company Description:  ICON plc is a contract research organization that supports phase 1 through phase 4 clinical trials for new drugs. ICON, the number 4 CRO world-wide, is based in Ireland.

Purchase Date:03 Feb 2005 Sale Date:13 Sep 2021
Purchase Price:$33.95 Sale Price:$258.53
  --Split Adjusted:$8.48  --Split Adjusted:$1,034.12
Shares Purchased:75 Shares Sold:1
  --Split Adjusted:300  --Split Adjusted:0
Transaction Fee:$64.85 Transaction Fee:$30.00
Price Range (6 Months Prior):    Price Range (6 Months After):    
High$45.29 High$0.00
Date18 Jul 2004 Date01 Jan 1996
Low$31.04 Low$0.00
Date08 Oct 2000 Date01 Jan 1996
S&P (Purchase Date):$1,189.89 S&P (Sale Date):$4,462.20

Timing:  The stock was purchased close to its six month low.
Reason:  Drug companies are increasing the amount of clinical testing outsourced to CROs. ICON has a unique, dedicated team approach to testing which appears to be reflected in higher margins and an increasing market share.

Timing:  0
Reason:  We sold to generate cash for the annual rebalancing.

S&P Gain: 275.01 % Annualized Gain: 8.33%
Stock Gain: 2948.7 % Annualized Gain: 22.98%

Net Holding Return ($): $155.20
Net Holding Return (%): 211.65 %